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Amherst, New Hampshire, USA

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Amherst, Hillsborough, New Hampshire, USA
...Like many New England towns, Amherst was the result of a land grant given to soldiers – in this case, to soldiers in 1728 who had participated in King Philip's War. Settled about 1733, it was first called "Narragansett Number 3", and then later "Souhegan Number 3." In 1741, settlers formed the Congregational church and hired the first minister. Chartered on 18 January 1760 by Colonial Governor Benning Wentworth, the town was named for General Lord Amherst, who commanded British forces in North America during the French and Indian War...wikipedia



Amherst, New Hampshire, USA

Horace Greeley Birth Place, Born Feb. 11, 1811. Amherst, New Hampshire

Amherst, New Hampshire, USA

QUOHQUINNAPASSAKESSANANAGNOG River, Amherst, New Hampshire

Amherst, New Hampshire, USA

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1859
AMHERST, the cap. of Hillsborough co. New Hampshire, 30 m. S of Concord, on the Souhegan, a branch...Read MORE...

News  1869 - Swept Away
AMHERST AND MT. VERNON.

Thousands of dollars will be needed to repair the damage done in this...Read MORE...

1916
Amherst, a post-village of Hillsboro co., N.H., is in Amherst township (town), about 28 miles S. by ...Read MORE...


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